200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Evolution’s Yoga Alliance Registered 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training is designed for health and wellness professionals or those interested in working in a health and wellness field. This therapeutically oriented training stands apart from standard yoga teacher trainings with specialty topics geared towards health and wellness professionals, and a faculty of experienced healthcare providers integrating yoga into their practices. Learn how to adapt yoga to the needs of your students, whether you are working in the community, a wellness facility, clinic, acute care setting, home health or skilled nursing facility. Evolution’s Yoga Teacher Training is rooted in ancient and modern practices of yoga that integrates the mind, body and spirit.
Evolution’s Yoga Teacher Training Faculty combines their professional training as healthcare providers with a depth of experience as yoga practitioners. Our instructors draw from a broad range of disciplines including mental health, physical therapy, nursing, massage therapy, doula and childbirth education to provide a unique perspective on integrating yoga into a variety of healthcare settings.
We are now accepting applications for our next training starting October 2018!
Please click here to submit your application. Once your application is complete follow this link to pay your application fee.
We accept VSAC non-degree grants! Details can be found on VSAC’s website. Create an account at VSAC and apply here. Registration and deposit are required to hold your space in the program even if a grant is awarded.
Evolution’s 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) is designed to educate health and wellness professionals, or those studying, or interested in working in a health and wellness field. Through this program students will learn the art and science of teaching yoga, in order to be able to facilitate private, small group, and community yoga sessions. This therapeutically oriented training is rooted in ancient and modern practices of yoga, that integrates mind, body, and spirit.
We invite students and professionals in the physical and mental health and wellness fields or anyone interested in a therapeutically oriented training to dive into this unique 200-hour Teacher Training. Learn from experienced yoga instructors, who are also Physical Therapists, Mental Healthcare Providers, Massage Therapists, Registered Nurses and Doulas. Trainees will study yoga philosophy and ethics, anatomy and physiology, yoga techniques, and teaching methodology through experiential and classroom-based learning. Small group and individual mentorship is a key component of the program design to help students deepen their personal practice and develop their own teaching style. Participants will complete this training with the competence to integrate yoga practices into a diverse range of settings.
Join Us for a Live Video or On Site Info Session
Learn more about our program and have an opportunity to ask questions of our faculty at one of our Live Video or Onsite Info Sessions. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the date you wish to participate in a video session and we’ll e-mail you instructions and a link on how to join the group.
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Participants in Evolution’s Yoga Teacher training will:
- Gain an understanding of ancient and modern yoga philosophy and styles of practice
- Develop strong knowledge in functional and experiential anatomy & physiology
- Hone effective communication skills applicable to teaching private, small group and community yoga classes
- Teach asana, pranayama, and meditation safely
- Demonstrate the ability to adapt and modify yoga practices for diverse populations
- Explore evidence-based research of therapeutic benefits of yoga
- Develop and deepen a personal yoga practice that supports teaching
Program Specialty Topics
Evolution School of Yoga’s Teacher Training is unique in that we offer specialty topics reflective of client populations served by health and wellness providers. Each section is led by faculty members who are experienced yoga instructors and healthcare providers.
Program Specialty Topics
- Adaptive Chair Yoga
- Yoga for Your Core & Pelvic Floor
- Yoga for Trauma
- Yoga Nidra & Systematic Relaxation
- Yoga for Depression & Anxiety
- Yoga for Healthy Body & Self-Image
- Feet First – Yoga for Your Feet
- Yoga Wall
- Restorative Yoga
- Prenatal & Postpartum Yoga
Program Dates 2018 - 2019
Evolution School of Yoga’s 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training is divided into eight week-end modules that run Friday afternoon through Sunday the first week-end of the month.
Module 1: October 5-7 2018 (Begins at 2:00 pm)
Module 2: November 2-4 2018
Module 3: November 30-December 2nd 2018
Module 4: January 4-6 2019
Module 5: February 1-3 2019
Module 6: March 1-3 2019
Module 7: April 5-7 2019
Module 8: May 3-5 2019 (Begins at 2:00 pm)
Sample Daily Schedule
Sample Daily Schedule
October 2018-May 2018 First weekend of each month
Friday 4:00-9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am-9:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am-4:00 pm
(First & last modules start Friday at 2:00 pm)
Sample Daily Schedule:
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Practice
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Break
6:30 pm -9:00 pm Community Activity
8:00 am – 9:00 am Meditation & Reflective Journaling
9:00 am – 10:15 am Practice
10:15 am – 11:30 am Lecture, Techniques, Practice
11:30 am – 12:30 pm lunch Break
12:30 pm – 6:00 pm Lecture, Techniques, Practice
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Dinner Break
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Lecture, Techniques, Practice
7:00 am – 8:30 am Meditation and Practice
8:30 am – 9:00 am Break
9:00 am – 11:30 pm Lecture, Techniques, Training, Practice
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch Break
12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Lecture, Techniques, Practice
Please note: 10-15 minute breaks will be integrated into any session over 90 minutes.
- Currently practicing in or studying for a health or wellness profession or interested in a career in a health and wellness
- Minimum 1 year consistent yoga practice
- Complete the online Anatomy for 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings course with Yoganatomy.com (cost is $55 plus the text)
- Commitment to the training in its entirety
Full Tuition – $3200 Register and make your first payment after June 1st 2018. Your $100 non-refundable application fee will be applied to your tuition if you are accepted into the program. Tuition must be paid in full one month prior to the program start date. Please click here to pay your application fee.
Early Bird Rate – $2900 Register and make your first payment before June 1st 2018 (includes application fee).
Student Tuition – $2500 for students currently enrolled in an academic institution (includes application fee).
Payment Plans – Your tuition may be divided into four payments charged to your debit or credit card each month. Please indicate on your application if you wish to set up a payment plan. Tuition must be paid in full one month prior to the program start date.
We accept VSAC non-degree grants! Details can be found on VSAC’s website. Create an account and apply here. Registration and deposit are required to hold your space in the program even if a grant is awarded.
A full refund, minus the application fee, can be granted up to two months prior to the program start date. A 50% refund of the tuition can be granted up to one month prior to the program start date. No refunds will be granted after one month prior to the program start date.